Specialist- Teacher, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

East Lansing, MI
Apr 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Michigan State University has been working to advance the common good with uncommon will for more than 150 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU focuses its vast resources and collaborative power on creating solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges, while providing life-changing opportunities to a vibrant and diverse community of students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

Posting Number: 5213

Internal Posting Date: 04-04-2017

Internal Closing Date: 04-25-2017

External Closing Date: 04-25-2017

Review of Applications begins on:

Job Title: Specialist- Teacher

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Multiple Position Numbers: No

Major Administrative Unit/College: College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Primary Department: 10002042 AG TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE

Position Employee Group: Fixed Term Faculty-FAS

Appointment Basis: Annual Year, 12 months

Appointment Status: Fixed Term Faculty

Employment %: 100%


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Faculty: Salary Range Support Staff: Pay Minimum Salary Commensurate with Experience

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Position Summary: IAT Programs Coordinator ? This position will be responsible for the overall coordination and management of the IAT and other feeder programs located at Wayne County Community College District. Visit the Institute of Agricultural Technology at www.iat.msu.edu for program information.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications Support Staff: Minimum Requirements -Bachelor of Science in an agricultural-related discipline
-Three years of industry or teaching experience in an agricultural-related field
-Experience in program management and evaluation

Typing Requirements (wpm):

Desired Qualifications: -Masters of Science in an agricultural-related discipline
-Experience in recruitment and retention of students
-Teaching experience at the post-secondary and/or secondary level
-Agricultural business experience
-Skills in career planning and placement

Summary of Health Risks and Physical Demands (if applicable):

Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV
Cover Letter

Optional Applicant Documents: Learning Philosophy
Research Interests
Research Funding

Number of Reference Letters Required: 3

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications will be accepted immediately and until a suitable candidate is identified. Priority consideration is given to those individuals who apply on or before April 20, 2017. Applicants may apply for this position via the link at https://jobs.msu.edu. Three letters of recommendation, resume/vita and a letter of interest should be uploaded with the application. Questions may be directed to Dr. Randy Showerman, Chair of the Search Committee, (showerma@msu.edu).

Department Website Address: iat.msu.edu

Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair: Randy Showerman/Director, Institute of Ag Tech, MSU/showerma@msu.edu

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Web Address for Posting: jobs.msu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=70303

Union Affiliation: Non Union

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.


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